MYTUTOR SUBJECT ANSWERS

1173 views

Explain why diamond has a very high melting point [4 marks]

Diamond is a giant covalent structure.The covalent bonds are very strong and require a huge amount of thermal energy to break apart. There are also intermolecular forces that keep the diamond structure together. 

Odette F. A Level Biology tutor, GCSE Biology tutor, GCSE Chemistry t...

1 year ago

Answered by Odette, a GCSE Chemistry tutor with MyTutor


Still stuck? Get one-to-one help from a personally interviewed subject specialist

210 SUBJECT SPECIALISTS

£18 /hr

Amilah C.

Degree: Physics with a year abroad (Masters) - Edinburgh University

Subjects offered: Chemistry, Physics+ 1 more

Chemistry
Physics
Maths

“Hi there, welcome to me page! About Me: I am currently studying Physics at the University of Edinburgh. From a young age, science has always been a passion of mine, and hopefully I can convey this in my tutorials. Previously, I found...”

£18 /hr

Ed W.

Degree: Medicine (Bachelors) - Edinburgh University

Subjects offered: Chemistry, Maths+ 3 more

Chemistry
Maths
Further Mathematics
Biology
-Medical School Preparation-

“Hi! I'm Ed and I'm currently studying Medicine at the University of Edinburgh. I tutor at GCSE and A Level forBiology, Chemistry and Maths, and at GCSE level forFurther Maths. These are subjects I'm very comfortable in and enjoy. With ...”

£18 /hr

Ben A.

Degree: Medicine (Bachelors) - University College London University

Subjects offered: Chemistry, Physics+ 6 more

Chemistry
Physics
Maths
Biology
.UKCAT.
.BMAT (BioMedical Admissions)
-Personal Statements-
-Medical School Preparation-

“Hello,I am a first year medical student at University College London, When I was in sixth form, I helped tutor the younger years and I always enjoyed it, so I decided to keep it on in my university years.My subjects are the three m...”

About the author

£18 /hr

Odette F.

Degree: Biological Sciences (Bachelors) - Exeter University

Subjects offered: Chemistry, Geography+ 1 more

Chemistry
Geography
Biology
-Personal Statements-

“ABOUT ME: I am a 2nd Year Biology Student at the University of Exeter. Science as a whole, is a subject I am hugelyenthusiastic about and I would love to share this eagernesswith you! Having spent some of my Gap Year teaching abroad, I...”

You may also like...

Posts by Odette

Define the term lattice energy. [2 marks]

Explain how a vaccination prevents infection [3 marks]

Explain why diamond has a very high melting point [4 marks]

What is meant by the term polygenic inheritance? [2 marks]

Other GCSE Chemistry questions

Explain why chloride and bromide are in the same group in the period table. Also describe the electronic structures of both.

How do each of ionic, covalent and metallic bonding compare?

Describe a single covalent bond in terms of the electron distribution of the atoms involved.

Which direction would the equilibrium move if the pressure at which a reaction takes place was increased? (Le Chatelier's Principle)

View GCSE Chemistry tutors

Cookies:

We use cookies to improve our service. By continuing to use this website, we'll assume that you're OK with this. Dismiss

mtw:mercury1:status:ok